Marco Russo's Blog posts of 2022

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DAX Studio 3 released!

DAX Studio 3 was released today. This new, major version offers a new user interface and user experience, providing a modern look and feel without losing any of the features available in previous versions. On the contrary, in DAX Studio…  Read more

Using SELECTEDVALUE with Fields Parameters in Power BI

If you try to use SELECTEDVALUE on the visible column of the table generated by the Fields Parameters feature in Power BI, you get the following error: Calculation error in measure ‘Sales'[Selection]: Column [Parameter] is part of composite key, but…  Read more

Creating your own Contoso star schema database

When working on the Mastering Tabular video course, we needed a sample database with more data than what we had at our disposal in existing sample databases. We also wanted to be able to control the content so that different…  Read more

About waiting time for Power BI Desktop to open

Did you ever experience a long waiting time while opening a Power BI Desktop file? There could be many reasons for that, but if you have calculated columns and/or calculated tables in your model, you should be aware that they…  Read more